Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aylesbury with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Buckinghamshire > Aylesbury
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 - 6
Rank change year-on-year - +6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aylesbury 33.33% - 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category 65.22% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Aylesbury median daily rate £140 - £320
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Aylesbury median hourly rate £12.63 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.85 £9.00 £11.38
% change year-on-year +53.89% -20.91% -1.04%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Aylesbury.

All Vendors
Aylesbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 23 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aylesbury 51.11% 23.26% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Aylesbury median daily rate £140 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.92% -12.75% +32.44%
10th Percentile £128 £300 £228
90th Percentile £359 £407 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Aylesbury median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.52 £15.93
% change year-on-year +64.01% -33.98% +24.94%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Aylesbury

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aylesbury.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Aylesbury

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Aylesbury.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Aylesbury

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Aylesbury.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aylesbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) QGIS
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) GIS
2 5 (33.33%) ArcGIS
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) RAD
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Market Risk
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
3 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) BrowserStack
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) GIS
1 5 (33.33%) QGIS
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) GIS Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
3 4 (26.67%) RAD
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy